Category Archives: analysis

This category contains articles on our view of NATO and related issues, rather than news of action etc.

Instead of NATO: what can we hope to achieve?

Elsewhere on this site some of our members have explained what Stop NATO Cymru is trying to “stop”.  Another reasonable question is what we propose instead, and what positive aims we have.  Being anti-something cannot be the whole story, after all.  … Continue reading

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Lessons from history: taking action CAN make a difference

Long-term movement building, direct action and radical politics have a proven track record in the struggle against war There are millions in the UK who support the antiwar agenda, but see protest as futile.  If protesting against war is like … Continue reading

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Why we oppose NATO: links and references

Background To understand why we oppose NATO, it is helpful to understand the driving forces behind the foreign policy of the U.S. and its close allies, of which NATO is a key part.

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Second reply to pro-NATO MP

(Reproduced from Znet with permission from the author.) Last Sunday a reply to a blog piece by Newport West MP Paul Flynn appeared on Znet.  An e-mail to him elicited a reply, which was replied to enquiring after further details of his views and putting some … Continue reading

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Opposition to NATO: “ludicrous posturing” or good sense?

(Reproduced from Znet with permission from the author.) Why oppose NATO? With the military alliance’s next summit looming over Newport, Wales, and plans being made for a week of action against the summit from August 30th to September 5th, the question has added … Continue reading

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